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If you're looking for that perfect mountain escape where you can kick back by the New River, River Mist Retreat is just the place for you. With 2500 feet of river frontage and forty secluded private acres, it offers endless opportunities for relaxation. While sipping your morning coffee on the front deck, you can watch the mist rise off the river and often spot a nesting eagle or a timid deer crossing through the yard. Many enjoyable hours can be spent canoeing, fishing, or tubing in the river. The spacious home includes a master bedroom with a private deck that overlooks the river, a well equipped kitchen, gas grill, 2 TVs with Netflix streaming, Wifi, and DVD player. Linens are provided.
Keywords: House, River front, New River, New River Trail, Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Fishing, Bluegrass, Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention, Crooked Trail, Bird Watching
Spring 2015 Mar 28 - May 22, 2015 2 night min stay
Summer 2015 May 23 - Sep 11, 2015 3 night min stay
Late Summer 2015 Sep 12 - Sep 25, 2015 2 night min stay
Fall 2015 Sep 26 - Nov 29, 2015 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning Fee$75 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
Please call the owner, Shannon, at (508) 842-1154 for additional information about the property or to make a reservation.
Pet fees are extra.
Non-refundable damage insurance can be purchased for $49.00 in lieu of the $300.00 refundable damage deposit.
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The tranquil town of Fries is located in Grayson County Virginia on the banks of the New River, one of the American Heritage Rivers. Fries is a 2 hour drive from Charlotte, N.C., 1 1/2 hours from Winston-Salem, N.C. and Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, and 5 ½ hours from Washington DC. Local events include the Galax and Fries Fiddler’s Conventions, Festival by the River, The Grayson Highlands Fall Festival, and the Hillsville Labor Day Gun Show and Flea Market. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy an array of activities including hiking, biking, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, and horseback riding.
Year Purchased: 2009
About the owner: We're Scott & Shannon and we both grew up in the wonderful small town of Fries. Although time and circumstance moved us away, we have always made sure to come home as often as possible to our beloved Blue Ridge Mountains.
Why the Owner Chose Fries: We purchased River Mist Retreat from family in 2009 so that we would have a place of our own to entertain family and friends during our visits home. We have a special connection to this property as we shared many picnics here while we were dating.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The property is truly a relaxing retreat. It's secluded with enough amenities to keep you occupied (hammocks, a fire pit, horse shoes, volley ball, playhouses, the creek, and the river). The head of the New River Trail in downtown Fries is five minutes from our property. As an old railroad line, the terrain of the New River Trail is gently sloped without hills, making it perfect for visitors off all ages to hike, bike, and ride horseback. For adventure seekers, canoes, kayaks, and tubes can be rented from Riverside Outfitters or Blue Cat on the New. Several guests have enjoyed a four hour float from the public boat landing at Riverside on Route 94 back to River Mist Retreat.
We hope that our guests enjoy River Mist Retreat as much as we do and create memories to treasure!
Primary:+1 508-842-1154Call Shannon w/questions or to make a reservation.